Steyn sees strong upside for his high-quality Africa portfolio

Cape Town-based Africa investor Steyn Capital Management, headed by Andre Steyn, is seeing solid investment opportunities in key markets, driven by Africa’s...

Prime trading strategy looks across global markets

Brian Gibbs and Stephen Pratt with Prime Asset Managers have distilled decades of market experience into a global trading strategy applied across...

African Alliance joins forces with impact offering

Experienced sub-Saharan Africa fund manager African Alliance Asset Management has joined forces with Tshikululu Social Investments, a leading social investment manager...

Ninety One extends long/short record

The Ninety One Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund, managed by Hannes van den Berg in Cape Town, has extended its track record with...

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SilverLeaf 12J focuses on cannabis industry

SilverLeaf Investments, a tax-efficient Section 12J investment fund, is now open for investment, with a focus on the fast-growing cannabis industry in...

Musgrave weighs in with more robust returns

Hechter and Hoff managed the inflection points deftly again in 2020, and are looking with confidence but also caution for 2021

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LATEST SINGLE-MANAGER INDEX VERSUS MARKET RETURNS GRAPH

Monthly MediansJAN 2021YTD
South African Composite1.64%1.64%
HedgeNews Africa Composite1.64%1.64%

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Why crypto suddenly looks less cryptic – and more compelling

Crypto is undoubtedly finding some new respectability. Over the past year, some of the biggest naysayers of previous years – including Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan, Larry Fink of BlackRock and Ray Dalio of Bridgewater – have become believers, writes Neil Wilson

Novare sees growth in hedge fund assets

Against a backdrop of volatility in both the global and domestic capital markets, the latest Novare hedge fund survey shows that after two successive years of steady decline, the industry AUM has increased to R52.8 billion during the 12-month period to end-2019, which constitutes growth of 12%.

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Hedge fund performance: 2020, year of the human touch

Diversification is back in favour for hedge funds and those with a downside protection mandate delivered during the crisis, writes Niki Natarajan on IPE.com

AIP reaches three-year mark

Technology-based niche hedge fund manager AIP Capital Management has reached the three-year mark as a business, making steady progress with its low-risk equity-focused hedge funds

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Ninety One extends long/short record

The Ninety One Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund, managed by Hannes van den Berg in Cape Town, has extended its track record with...

Visagie plans new products at Optimum

Well-known industry professional Eugene Visagie has joined Optimum Investment Group as head of strategy, where he will liaise with clients and spearhead...

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Haarhoff on board at BLACK ONYX

Charlene Haarhoff has joined BLACK ONYX as head of distribution and client relations as the advisory and distribution specialist continues to build...

Enko builds after strong year

Investment manager Enko Capital Management is continuing to grow its business after another successful year with its flagship Enko Africa Debt Fund,...

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